AlphaPlus Blended Learning in Adult Education
The AlphaPlus definition of blended learning is
Blended learning is an approach where educators leverage technology and digital access for learners to create, communicate, collaborate and apply critical thinking skills to construct knowledge in a connected world. (AlphaPlus, 2019)
Read the paper the paper to see how we came to that definition and what it means for the work we do with literacy practitioners.
You can download the paper or see the ASL version at the AlphaPlus website.
What else you will find on this site
The tabs above will take you to resources to learn more about blended learning:
The Blended Learning Field Guide – a reflective practice tool about blended learning models and approaches.
The ProLiteracy Blended Learning Guide – and how it aligns with the AlphaPlus position paper.
and graphics you can share with staff, learners, volunteers and community partners
Definition – the definition from the position paper
My Life as a Blended Learner – how we Create, Communicate, Collaborate and Think Critically as lifelong learners
Benefits – the four benefits of blended learning: Blended learning is supports self-confidence and self-reliance; encourages social connection and collaboration; provides flexibilities; and is helps manage systemic inequalities.
Principles – the three principles of blended learning: Blended learning is learner centred; relevant and useful; and is enhanced by a strong teaching presence